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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    Supporting Your Daughter s Creativity on Thursday October 29 from 6 7 30 p m in the Think Center in the Gulf Coast Library Women are traditionally underrepresentedin the STEM fields science technology engineering and mathematics and employment numbers for women in STEM are not growing Join us as Dr Cwikla discusses her research with school children and education and explores what you can do to support girls interest in STEM Julie Cwikla has been awarded over 6 million dollars in federal funds to support her ongoing research in STEM education and is a National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award Recipient In 2005 she founded Project WetKids and has designed led and studied professional development for mathematics faculty in higher education directed an out of school interdisciplinary STEM program for middle school students and their families examined veryyoung children s intuitive understanding of fraction concepts studied teachers use of handheld technology in the mathematics classroom designed interdisciplinary lessons for middle school classrooms and designed a research program to help organize andalign undergraduate programs in engineering She has authored over 30 publications in mathematics education STEM education and teacher education Dr Cwikla has made more than 60 presentations at international and

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gcsciencecafe.html (2016-02-17)
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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    in 1999 National Novel Writing Month NaNoWriMo is an annual creative writing event in which participants attempt to write a 50 000 word novel or the first 50 000 words of a novel during the month of November Participants can register track their progress and receive inspiration and motivation from other writers at the NaNoWriMo website http nanowrimo org Volunteers around the world also organize events and get togethers to encourage participation at the local level As part of the Hattiesburg area NaNoWriMo initiative Cook Library will be hosting weekly write ins at 7 p m on Mondays throughout the month of November in the Cook Library Art Gallery LIB 105A Write ins provide participants with the opportunity to work on their novels in the company of others taking the NaNoWriMo challenge Cook Library will also host the Night of Writing Dangerously on Friday November 20 starting at 5 p m with writing to begin at 6 p m in the Cook Library Art Gallery This six hour long writing event offers participants the chance to up their word counts while receiving encouragement from one another Attendees do not need to register at the NaNoWriMo website to participate in any

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/novelwritingmonth.html (2016-02-17)
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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    s works on October 31 at 6 30 p m at the Little Building 403 Main Street Featuring dim lighting and Poe s scariest works readers will bring alive these tales of the macabre The event is sponsored by the Big Read grant from the National Endowment for the Arts that funds programming to support innovative reading programs designed to encourage people to read discuss and celebrate Poe s writings

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/poehalloweenreading.html (2016-02-17)
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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    on this day all her life The recipe came from her beloved Scottish nanny Dady Advent is an important time in Tasha s Christmas celebration her favorite time of the year It officially began for the Tudor household on December 6 the birthday of Saint Nicholas and heralded the Christmas season for Tasha and her family Tasha Tudor beloved children s book author and illustrator has written numerous cookbooks where she shares the recipes she has gathered over a lifetime some that have been passed down for generations and some that she created specially for her children and grandchildren Her traditional recipes recall an old fashioned New England lifestyle and summon up Tasha s own warm family memories which she shares here with her readers Tasha Tudor s recipe collection includes treats like Great Grandmother Tudor s Cornbread Roast Chicken with tarragon and sage vegetable laden Beef Stew and desserts such as a luscious dark chocolate torte Her recipes are intended to bring family and friends together Tasha Tudor Around the Year on Thursday presented by the de Grummond Children s Literature Collection at The University of Southern Mississippi features 130 original works of art by award winning illustrator The

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/tashatudorbrunch.html (2016-02-17)
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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    us for a discussion of Edgar Allan Poe s The Murders in the Rue Morgue on Tuesday November 3 2015 at 6 p m in the Cook Library Art Gallery on the campus of The University of Southern Mississippi Andrew Rhodes Special Collections Specialist in McCain Library will be leading the discussion This event is free and open to the public so all who are interested in discussing Poe s works in depth are encouraged to attend Copies of Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe are available at the Circulation Desk in Cook Library while supplies last Inventory is limited so stop by early to claim your free copy In May 2014 University Libraries received a Big Read grant from the National Endowment for the Arts NEA to fund programming promoting Poe and his works to the local community This initiative will support innovative reading programs designed to encourage people to read discuss and celebrate the Poe s writings The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment of the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest Big Read activities are a result of collaboration between University Libraries the College of Arts Letters and the Library of Hattiesburg

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/ruemorgue_news.html (2016-02-17)
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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    discuss influential works of children s and young adult literature At the October meeting we will discuss Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe as part of The Big Read at Southern Miss The de Grummond Book Group meets on the third Thursday of each month at 11 30 a m in the de Grummond Exhibit Room on the second floor of Cook Library between the Library Administration office

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/octoberbookgroup.html (2016-02-17)
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    the University of Southern Mississippi will feature Edgar Allan Poe inspired Illustrations created by Southern Miss graphic design students The exhibit will open on October 28 with a reception from 5 7 p m in the Cook Library Learning Commons Gallery The juried exhibit Exquisite Dreams Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated will include art that represents 14 of Poe s writings Under the guidance of graphic design professor Carolyn Norton the illustration students will create works employing a wide variety of media This exhibit which provides a visual element to the works of Poe will be on display until November 30 and is one of many activities this fall to celebrate the works of Edgar Allan Poe In May University Libraries received a Big Read grant from the National Endowment for the Arts NEA to fund programming promoting Poe and his works to the local community This initiative will support innovative reading programs designed to encourage people to read discuss and celebrate Poe s writings The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment of the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest Big Read activities are a result of collaboration between University Libraries the College of Arts Letters and the

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/poeart_news.html (2016-02-17)
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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    Policies RSS Feeds Student Employment Suggestions Children s Cookbooks from the de Grummond Collection An exhibit featuring children s cookbooks from the de Grummond Children s Literature Collection is on display in Cook Library through October 30 The exhibit Too Many Kids in the Kitchen Selections from the de Grummond Children s Literature Collection pulls together examples from children s cookbooks over the years From Star Wars to Betty Crocker

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/children_cookbook_exhibit.html (2016-02-17)
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